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Detroit Youth Choir’s heart-breaking hymn to a murdered child

Detroit Youth Choir’s heart-breaking hymn to a murdered child

The choir's impassioned voices aim to raise awareness of gun violence with a version of Guns N’ Roses' Sweet Child O' Mine, that calls for continued progress in the wake of shootings at Uvalde, Oxford, Highland Park, and Buffalo.

Peter Crouch’s pitch-side passions for Paddy Power

Peter Crouch’s pitch-side passions for Paddy Power

The betting brand launches a player+ref romcom to herald the start of the UK’s Premier League football season.

Jay Park's Bite of the Apple

Jay Park's Bite of the Apple

The American/Korean rapper/singer/songwriter mixes a colourful music vid from Kyu Ha Kim and webtoon artist, Namon, with a neat bit of branded content; the promo's iPad creation documented in a separate film.

BAFTA takes a look behind the mask

BAFTA takes a look behind the mask

From writing to wardrobe, coding to camera-rigging, special effects to sound – this inspiring spot highlights some of the many pathways into the industry.

The new Elvis music video is a bit of All Right

The new Elvis music video is a bit of All Right

The King's debut single is given a lick of paint (and a Lichtenstein look) by animator Richard Noble.

Ben Quinn gives Venice Beach the (Italian) boot

Ben Quinn gives Venice Beach the (Italian) boot

In a celebratory film for Venice Beach Football Club (VBFC), in partnership with Italian bootmaker Pantofola D’Oro, Quinn and his 14-year-old son co-direct a tale of soccer passion.

M.I.A., Robot

M.I.A., Robot

In a freaky and impactful promo, the British rapper sets her sights on influencer culture.

Joseph Kahn Rickrolls America

Joseph Kahn Rickrolls America

The Supply & Demand director and Deloitte Digital create a loving homage to Astley's classic for AAA Insurance.

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Director Lauren Sick joins Spy Films

Director Lauren Sick joins Spy Films

Director Lauren Sick has signed with Spy Films for Canadian representation.

Framestore sees growth across Canadian studios, with seven new VFX supervisors

Framestore sees growth across Canadian studios, with seven new VFX supervisors

VFX supervisor François Dumoulin joins Framestore's Montreal studio from Rodeo FX

Porsche Awards 2023 open for entries

Porsche Awards 2023 open for entries

Until the 4th December 2022, young advertising talents can submit any project for the Porsche Awards.

​Conscious Minds adds 10 associate partners

​Conscious Minds adds 10 associate partners

The creative content studio reimagines the future of brand storytelling with new leadership model and human-first narrative approach.

Dentsu Creative partners with The UK Creative Festival

Dentsu Creative partners with The UK Creative Festival

More pirates and mavericks announce their arrival on Margate’s shores.

Amber Park joins Black Dog Films

Amber Park joins Black Dog Films

Director Amber Park’s work spans music videos, brand campaigns, web3, creative direction, visual art and more.

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Nicky Bullard written by Nicky Bullard

shots' current new talent focus looks at the best and brightest coming through the ranks of advertising. But is the industry too obsessed with youth, and is advertising's 'cult of the new' attitude doing a disservice to the talented 'older' creatives? Nicky Bullard, Group CCO at MullenLowe London, aged 53 years, eight months and 13 days, gives her view.